Wine Tastings & Dinners to Beer Tastings & Parking Lot Parties, Taylor’s always has something Exciting going on!

We’ve always thought that the best way to learn what a wine tastes like is to actually TASTE it.  To help or customers learn more about the wines we carry as well as craft beers and other local products we sell, we host numerous events throughout the year.


Parking Lot Party

August 18 - Parking Lot Party

On August 18th, 4-7pm come by the shop and hang out with us in the parking lot…. we will have Live Music with local artist Julia Pryde along with yummy food & dessert from Jeffreys Grill & Mr Softee Wake! We are also excited to have Killer Toffee & Norm’s Farms!

Free Wine Tasting

Free Wine Tasting - Aug 24th

Join us for a free wine tasting with Kellogg Wine Selections on Friday August 24th from 6:30pm until 8:00pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop!

Triple C Brewing Tasting

Triple C Beer Tasting - Aug 25

Come by on Saturday August 25th from 2pm until 4pm for a FREE BEER TASTING featuring Triple C Brewing!
We will be tasting: Golden boy, Hyzer Hefeweizen , Babymaker  and 3c! All their products will also be 10% off 4packs & singles.

Parking lot party

Sept 8 - Parking Lot Party

We have another fun filled Parking Lot Party on September 8th, 4-7pm featuring Cousins Maine Lobster truck, Not Just Icing dessert truck, the JUST US Acoustic Duo band along with Norm’s Farms, CocoPod and Larry’s Coffee! We will have free beer and wine tastings too!

French Wine Tasting

Ooh La La! French Wine Tasting Fest & Signing - Sept 14th

Join us to taste some of our finest French wines at Taylor’s Wine Shop on September 14th from 6:30pm until 8pm! While you savor these sips, Carrie Knowles, award-winning author, will regale you with tales from her time in France that inspired her acclaimed novel, “A Garden Wall in Provence.” She’ll share the secrets to living like a true French citizen (including how to grocery shop there!) Copies will be available for autograph and purchase.

Gizmo Tasting

Free Gizmo BrewWorks Beer Tasting - Sept 15

Join us for a free beer tasting on Saturday September 15th from 2:00pm until 4:00pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop with the friendly folks from Gizmo BrewWorks!!!

Riedel Stemware Seminar

Sept 20 - Riedel Stemware Seminar - CLICK FOR TICKETS

Kelli Beck of Fine Wine Trading will be joining us as we host another awesome Riedel Stemware Seminar on September 20th, 6:30pm!  Tickets are $60 per person and you can take home glassware.

Brooklyn Brewery Tasting

Free Brooklyn Brewery Tasting - Sept 22

Join us for a free beer tasting on Saturday September 22nd from 2:00pm until 4:00pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop featuring Brooklyn Brewery!

Long Meadow Ranch Wine Tasting

Long Meadow Ranch Wine Tasting - Oct 5th

On October 5th, we are very excited to announce we have a Free Wine Tasting featuring Long Meadow Ranch Winery!
Vineyards are the backbone of Long Meadow Ranch. All of their vineyards, over 150 planted acres in Napa and Anderson Valleys, are farmed using organic practices certified by California Certified Organic Farmers. They farm Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Sangiovese, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and Pinot Gris. We are very excited to taste some of these outstanding California wines at Taylor’s Wine Shop!
Walk for Hope

Walk for Hope - Oct. 14th

Click HERE to sign up for the 30th Annual Thad & Alice Eure Walk for Hope on October 14th at the Angus Barn. Join our team when you sign up and you can Walk for Hope with Taylor’s Wine Shop to help support to research and treatment of mental illness.

Ocean South Wine Tasting

Ocean South Wine Tasting - Oct 26th

We all love a great wine tasting with Ocean South! And they are back on Friday October 26th from 6:30pm until 8pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop!

LWC Winemaker Event

LWC Winemaker Event - Jan 23rd

Winemaker Brian Loring of Loring Wine Company is coming to Taylor’s Wine Shop on Wednesday, January 23rd 2019 for a Wine Tasting Event! Come meet Brian and taste his fantastic wines!

August Wine Feature

~ Chardonnay Wines on Sale ~
Take 10% off single bottles and 15% off 6 or more bottles of of selected Top Summer Wines!

Look for colored dots on qualifying selections. 

Don’t forget to check back often for new events! We are always adding new and fun events every month!



At least twice each month we host Beer & Wine tastings at the store featuring 4-6 selections for customers to try with an expert on hand to tell you all about them.


Who better to explain the nuances of a special wine than the folks that made it? We love having winery reps, winery owners and winemakers behind our bar and schedule them as often as possible.


Several times each year we partner up with our favorite winemakers to host food and wine pairing events at one of Raleigh’s top restaurants.


We try to give back to our community as much as we can. Each spring and fall, Taylor’s hosts a BBQ luncheon to benefit a local charity in addition to numerous other fundraising and community building events throughout the year.


Thanks everyone for making Taylor’s the fun place it is! We could not have done it without you!



Free Wine Tasting

Rickety Bridge Wine Tasting - Aug 10th

Join us for a Free South African Wine Tasting with Rickety Bridge Winery on Friday, August 10th from 6:30pm until 8:00pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop!

Winemaker Event

Winemaker Event July 18th

Winemaker Patrick Sullivan of Grey Stack Cellars will be at Taylor’s Wine Shop on Wednesday July 18th, 6:30-8pm for a very special wine tasting of their latest releases and favorites! Come meet Patrick and and taste the wines of Grey Stack.

parking Lot Party

July 14th - Parking Lot Party

Come hang out with us on Saturday July 14th, 4-7pm for a Parking Lot Party at Taylor’s Wine Shop featuring Cousins Maine Lobster truck, Not Just Icing dessert truck, Live Music with The George Fuller Band, vendors including Norm’s Farms and Larry’s Coffee! Free Wine & Beer Tastings too!

Fullsteam Brewery Tasting

Fullsteam Brewery Tasting July 21

Join us for a Free Beer Tasting on Saturday July 21st from 2pm until 4pm featuring an amazing lineup from Fullsteam Brewery!

Free Wine Tasting

June 8th - Alexana Winery Tasting

We have a special free wine tasting with Alexana Winery and winemaker Brian Weil on June 8th, 6:30pm – 8:00pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop!

Southern pines beer tasting

June 9th - Beer Tasting w/ Southern Pines

We love Southern Pines Brewing and are excited for our next Beer Tasting on Saturday June 9th, 2pm – 4pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop featured a few of their craft brews including Vitamin Sea!

June 16th Parking Lot Party

June 16th - Parking Lot Party

Join us on Saturday June 16th, 4-7pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop for another fun filled afternoon in the parking lot featuring Route Bistro & Not Just Icing Food Trucks, Norm’s Farms, Live Music with local artist Julia Pryde along with free beer and wine tastings!

Free Wine Tasting

June 22nd - Free Wine Tasting

Ariel from Advintage Distributing will be back behind the wine bar with a fantastic lineup for our free monthly wine tasting on June 22nd, 6:30-8pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop!

wine tasting

May 25th - Free Wine Tasting

Join us for one of our “regular” free monthly wine tastings featuring Andoni on Friday May 25th, 6:30-8pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop!

Parking Lot Party

May 19th - Parking Lot Party

More food, more music, more tastings, more fun! Come hang out with us on May 19th, 4-7pm for our parking lot party featuring Jeffrey’s Grill & Mr. Softee Wake food trucks along with Norm’s Farms, Foothills Brewing, Cocopods, Larry’s Coffee and the George Fuller Band!

wine tasting

May 11th - Queen of Wines Tasting

Queen of Wines is coming back to Taylor’s Wine Shop on Friday May 11th, 6:30pm-8pm for another fantastic tasting with their latest lineup!

Vision Cellars Wine Dinner

May 3rd - Vision Cellars Wine Dinner

We are hosting a Wine Dinner with Mac McDonald of Vision Cellars on May 3rd, 6:30pm at Margaux’s Restaurant. Tickets are $100 per person, all inclusive of a 5 course dinner with wine pairings. Click the picture above to learn more and purchase tickets today.